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Address: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
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I was so excited about the food but it was disappointing having come from Australia where we get the real authentic chinese food. But worth a visit if you're in the area

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Sydney
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was so excited about the food but it was disappointing having come from Australia where we get the real authentic chinese food. But worth a visit if you're in the area

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

there's so much stall snack to try, cheap price, i had try good dumpling there, more delicious than ohsko. really recommend for all of u to come there.

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Thank Schatzi777
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked past this place accidentally (no intention of visiting Chinatown because we do not expect much as well). Place is small, the food does not seem very appealing. Most probably would be the croquette which I do not think it is a Chinese food. A place I will not visit again. I still prefer Kobe beef in Kobe/Japan.

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Thank liting2015
Tokyo, Japan
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

It is fun to walk and enjoy some snacks, not because of the quality of the Chinese food, which is, at best, just acceptable, but because the atmosphere does have a chinese hint to it. Most Chinatowns do not, this one is large enough to give you a bit of a change of everyday in Japan

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We were excited to visit the Chinatown, hoping to get some nice meal for lunch. It's a small area about with just a few short streets. Nothing much except repetitive store selling similar stuffs, and the food quality is poor and tasteless. We gave up after a few attempts and went elsewhere instead. Perhaps we should have joined the few... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Chinatown is really close to motomachi station, here you can find several chinese dishes and groceries that will be difficult to find in another places. A lot of people come here to eat.

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Yokohama, Japan
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a meal on the 3rd of January. Most offer all you can eat deals but I went for a fried rice dish, my wife noodles and fried gyozas. The good was bland and seemed to be reheated or like microwave food. It was around 2500 yen so if you spend more at a good restaurant, you might get a... More 

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Hadano-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Beside of Sannomiya-market street. I visited here in night 22:00. Almost store was closed. :-| If you want to go here, please go to more early time as me !! You will feel energy from here by Many people and many shop. My recommendation is NIKUMAN. Provided by ROSYOKI store. Its very hot and good taste. And can to take-out... More 

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Manila
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We dropped by this place after our kobe beef lunch. This is basically a food street with lots of stalls offering the same kinds of food. Thia place can be visited if you have free time but certainly not a must.

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Olympia, Washington
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We went to Japan and ended up in China Town! The experience is certainly worth it during one's visit to Kobe. Numerous street vendors offer every type of food one could be interested in. Additionally, upper scale restaurants dot the length of the area for those looking for a place to enjoy a nice meal. The added bonus of being... More 

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